Original French Revolution period legal document for one Joseph Poinsignon. According to known records, Joseph Poinsignon was born October 12, 1732 - Saint-Jure, 57617, Moselle, Lorraine, France. He was executed during the bloodbath called the French Reveloution. His wife's name was noted as Marie.
In this particular the document states: Je soussigné, directeur & receveur des revenus Cafuets de M fonde de la Procuration fpeciale a cet effet,de Me. Jospeh-Basile Poinsignon,charge de la Regie,Recette & Adminiftration des Domaniaux de S & defdits Revenues Cafuels,reconnois avoir recu de..."
(In translated somewhat broken English the document translates as: I, the undersigned, Director & Receiver income Cafuets M based fpeciale the attorney for this purpose, of Mr Jospeh Basil Poinsignon load the Regie, Recipe & adminiftration of State-owned S & defdits Revenues Cafuels, reconnois have received from..."
Document measures 9' x 13 inches.